Good News Headlines 3/28/17



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More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law

by Bruce Japsen, Forbes

More states will pursue expansion of Medicaid health benefits for poor Americans under the Affordable Care Act after Congress failed to repeal and replace the law… Read More

 


 

Poll: 50% Of Americans Take Global Warming ‘Very Seriously’

by Ed Adamczyk, UPI

Fifty percent of respondents in the survey identified themselves as "concerned believers," up from 27 percent in 2015 and 47 percent in 2016… Read More

 


 

Hospitals Give Away Baby Boxes To Curb Infant Mortality

by Avalon Zoppo, NBC News

The boxes come equipped with clothes, a mattress, fitted sheet and $150 worth of baby necessities… Read More

 


 

There’s An All-Female Ride-Sharing App Called Safr In Boston

by Abbi Matheson, Boston Magazine

For people using the app, the primary benefit is the peace of mind it gives to female riders who may feel more comfortable with a female driver, particularly if they’re alone and requesting a ride late at night… Read More

 


 

Rachel Skerritt Named First Person Of Color To Head Boston Latin

from WBUR

She will be the first person of color and the third woman to lead the elite Boston exam school, according to a BPS statement… Read More

 


 

Boston Fourth-Grader Spells Her Way To National Bee

by Kathleen McKiernan, The Boston Herald

Farah Raslan-Haniff, of Allston, wasn’t rattled by the fact that she was the youngest person competing in yesterday’s Boston Centers For Youth and Families Citywide Bee at the Boston Public Library, where she bested fifth-, sixth and- seventh-grade students on her way to victory… Read More

 


 

Tunisia Bans Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

As of 1 March 2017, single-use plastic bags have been banned in supermarkets, making it the first Arab nation to take such a step… Read More

 


 

Test Scores Go Up With Healthy School Lunches

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

When students eat healthy food, they perform better on standardized tests. It may sound like common sense, but many American school boards have not caught on to this basic concept… Read More

 


 

Armless Archer Makes His Mark Among The World’s Best

by Gary Waleik, WBUR

He’s always lived by the lesson he learned as a newly adopted kid: that to accomplish what he wants to, he needs to adapt… Read More

 


 

Tom’s of Maine Launches Free, Mail-In Toy Recycling Program

from Bay State Parent

Beginning March 21, families can download a free shipping label that they can use to mail in broken toys for recycling, doing their part to reduce the amount of toys that end up in landfills each year… Read More

 

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December 16, 2018

Venus’ sextile to Saturn blesses peacemakers, diplomats and those seeking to shore up strained ties. It also reaffirms long time partnerships and enduring values. Take note of and compliment those who unerringly do the right thing. Inherent to all solid…
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December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
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Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
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The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

Where:
Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

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During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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